The Jacques Pépin Foundation supports free culinary and life skills training, through community based organizations, that helps individuals detached from the workforce gain confidence, skills, and employment in food service.

Jacques Pépin Foundation

Upcoming Event

3rd Annual Founders’ Gala

3rd Annual Founders’ Gala

The JPF will hold its 3rd annual Founders’ Gala at the Yale Club in New York City on April 2, 2020. Rachael Ray will be this year’s featured speaker. Other friends in attendance will include: Andrew Zimmern, Carla Hall, Tom Colicchio, Gail Simmons, Justin Chapple, Dana Cowin and many more. Hot Bread Kitchen and the Food Bank for New York City’s new culinary training program will be featured beneficiaries. Tickets will go on sale at the end of January. Hope you can join us to support our mission of improving lives and strengthening communities through culinary education.

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Technique Videos

The Jacques Pepin video library is a vast resource for learning and mastering culinary technique. Selections from the collection are available in the Video section.

We are all equal in the eyes of the stove.

~ Jacques Pépin

Nous sommes tous égaux dans les yeux du fourneau.

~ Jacques Pépin

Jacques Pépin

The Foundation

The Foundation was formed in June, 2016 by Jacques Pépin and his closest family to translate Jacques’ inspirational love of cooking, mastery of classic technique, and renowned teaching ability into action that benefits people disenfranchised from the workforce.

As the most trusted name in culinary education, we believe the Jacques Pépin Foundation is uniquely qualified to advance culinary training for our neediest, willing citizens.

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The Jacques Pépin Foundation is committed to transforming lives through culinary education. Your donation is an essential part of the work.

The Jacques Pépin Foundation is a recognized 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization. Contributions are tax deductible.

The Jacques Pépin Foundation is a recognized 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization. Contributions are tax deductible.